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Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

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President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed...Read more

Police chief says officer expected to survive after being shot in northeast Columbus

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A Columbus police officer is recovering after having emergency surgery after being shot Thursday morning.Read more

41 million have lost jobs since virus hit, but layoffs slow

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Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still slashing jobs in the face of a deep recession even as...Read more

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters...Read more

Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

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State election officials in some key battleground states have recently warned that it may take days to count what they expect will be a surge of ballots sent by mail out...Read more

'A sign of hope' | Australia wildlife park welcomes first baby koala since deadly wildfires

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In the wake of the devastating brushfires throughout Australia, a wildlife park is celebrating the arrival of its first baby koala of the season.Read more

Apple Music to launch its 1st radio show in Africa

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Apple Music is launching its first radio show in Africa.Read more

Police identify 19-year-old man killed in North Linden shooting

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Police identify the man killed following a double shooting in the North Linden neighborhood of Columbus.Read more

5-year-old boy with autism reported missing from northwest Ohio

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Isaac Schroeder was last seen around 3 p.m. on Wednesday wearing only underwear.Read more

Bexley will not open pool in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The city announce the closure at a city council meeting on May 26. Read more

53-year-old tortoise left homeless by COVID-19 gets new home

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The tortoise, known as Ms. Jennifer, was put up for adoption last week by MSPCA-Angell, a Boston animal welfare organization.Read more

COTA using innovative sanitization process on 400 transit vehicles

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Starting this month, all transit vehicles will have Aegis Microbe Shield applied to every surface that could be touched by customers and operators.Read more

Georgia woman, brother OK after turtle strikes car window

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Chatham County Police officers called for the car to be towed from the scene and the turtle was taken to an animal hospital where it later died.Read more

Mayor Ginther appoints new interim chief for the Columbus Division of Fire

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Assistant Chief Jeffrey Happ succeeds Chief Kevin O'Connor who will retired on May 28.Read more

Lake of the Ozarks business owner defends actions

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Political leaders in St. Louis, St. Louis County and Kansas City, along with Kansas’ health secretary, encouraged 14-day self-quarantines for anyone involved in the...Read more

Couple celebrates 24th anniversary after husband beats COVID-19

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Robert Grant spent 30 days in the Intensive Care Unit last month.Read more